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Business BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate at Hereford Sixth Form College

Course description

This course is designed to give you an understanding of business organisations and the markets they serve. This will be valuable background information in your working life and particularly relevant for anyone involved in management or business.

The BTEC Extended Certificate is equivalent to 1 A Level.

Course content

The Extended Certificate is a practical, work-related two-year course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities. There is the opportunity to participate in a programme of visits to business organisations.

Year One

You will study:

Exploring Business.

Developing a Market Campaign.

Year Two

You will study:

  • Personal and Business Finance.
  • Market Research.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Future opportunities

BTEC National qualifications are valued by employers and lead to opportunities in business specialisms including finance, human resources, management and marketing.

The course will also meet entry requirements for a range of degrees, HNDs and professional higher education courses.

You may also progress within employment to professional qualifications such as those offered by the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Management Accountants and Personnel Development.

Further information

As the BTEC is a vocational course there will be a number of trips and visits.

Costs will vary from free to £200 (optional trips).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hereford Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 02 October 2017

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